Skokie and Evanston police are investigating after a gunman riding a motorcycle and dressed all in black shot a motorist at the intersection of Oakton Street and McCormick Boulevard about 9:45 this morning.
Update 12:58 p.m.: The victim was driven to St. Francis Hospital by another person in his car, where he was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound to the chest.
Police said his car was found at the hospital with several bullet holes in it.
The motorcyclist reportedly waved his gun at other drivers at the intersection before riding the maroon motorcycle south on McCormick to Howard Street, west to Skokie Boulevard and then south where he was last seen traveling at a high rate of speed.
Skokie Police say investigators do not believe the shooting was a random incident, but they’ve made no arrests so far.
The North Regional Major Crimes Task Force was activated and is assisting Skokie Police with the investigation. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Skokie Police at 847-982-5900 or use the Crime Tip Hotline number is 847/933-TIPS (8477).
Skokie police had the intersection where the shooting occurred blocked off for much of the rest of the morning.